Best Cold Brew Coffee Maker Overall
Produces a strong, bold-flavored coffee, easy to use, stylish, consistent quality, metal mesh filter included, good features, even distribution of water over the beans, 4-cup size, brews for 12-24 hours, easy to serve using built-in spigot
Takes up a lot of fridge/counter space
This cold-brewer is designed like a classic water cooler, with a built-in spigot that allows you to serve the brewed coffee directly into your cup and a base that elevates the container off your counter. The borosilicate glass carafe holds the equivalent of 4 cups of coffee at a time, so you’ve got enough for two full mugs for you and your spouse.
The brewing process is super easy: add the coffee ground, pour the water, and let it sit in your fridge for 12-24 hours—longer is better if you want the bold, complex flavors this cold brewer promises.
The “Perforated Rainmaker” does an excellent job of distributing the water evenly over all the beans in the brewer, guaranteeing maximum flavor extraction.
The cold brewer comes with 10 filters—including a metal mesh filter that is reusable and very easy to clean—that will strain all but the finest coffee ground from your brew. (Note: It’s recommended that you use coarse-grind coffee with the OXO.)
The brew release switch allows you to control the filtration process, and you’ll love how the spigot makes it easy to serve the coffee without having to remove the brewer from its base. The base elevates the brewer so you can simply place your coffee mug beneath the spout and serve in seconds.
At $50, this isn’t a low-budget option, but it is a cold-brewer guaranteed to produce a delicious cup of coffee every time. It’s also incredibly user friendly and super easy to clean—what’s not to love?